Commencement

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Commencement

Commencement is held annually on the university quadrangle with about 15,000 people in attendance.

The graduation ceremony, rich with pageantry and tradition, offers a unique expression of university values, including academic commitment and integrity, citizenship, leadership, service, and exceptional teaching, research and mentoring.

This special print issue highlights the accomplishments and aspirations of Emory's 2014 graduating class.

Download a PDF (4 MB) version of Emory Report's "2014 Commencement" print edition:

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Commencement Keynote: U.S. Rep. John Lewis

U.S. Rep. John Lewis delivered the keynote address at Emory's commencement ceremony on May 12, 2014.

Watch Emory prep for Commencement from the sky

Emory's campus services staff and volunteers set up 14,000 chairs on the Quad in preparation for spring commencement. This video shows the setup with aerial and time lapse footage.